CHINA. Traditional China. Son of Heaven. The King Served as a link between heaven and Earth King consulted spirits of ancestors to find answers to problems Oracle Bones Sheep or goat bones with questions written on them. Bones were heated Cracks revealed answers from the Heavens.
Note: Amount of people in class indicated by size of word; Importance indicated from top to bottom.
Schema of an x-ray comparison between an unbound and bound foot
Xia – Shang – Zhou – Qin – Han – Tang – Song – Yuan – Ming – Qing
lands of China.
1. Life is filled with suffering.
2. Suffering is caused by people’s wants.
3. Suffering can be ended if people stop wanting things.
4. To stop wanting things people must follow the Eightfold Path ( 8 basic laws)
Wheel with eight spokes –
a symbol for following the eightfold path.
*Laws enforced by strict reward/punishment.